Welcome to Year 4!
In Year 4 there are 2 classes and our teachers are Mrs Beddow (LB) and Mr Morris (KM) . Our Teaching Assistants are Miss Duraj, Mrs Haynes, Miss Alborghetti and Miss Bush.
If there are any problems or concerns please do not hesitate to come and see us.
Please ensure your child brings their home school link book with them everyday. In order for them to get an extra play each week they must read at least 4 times.
Class KM will have PE every Tuesday and Thursday and Class LB will have PE every Monday and Wednesday. Although, please try to check that your child has a PE kit in school each day, as occasionally lesson times can be swapped.
Year 4 have the opportunity to go swimming. Please look out for letters with more details.
Homework will be given every Friday and will include spellings, times tables and an extra piece of work linked to our current learning in the classroom. Rewards will be given for homework that is completed on time to a good standard.
Autumn Two - Invaders and Settlers
This half term our new topic will be Invaders and Settlers; exploring the Vikings and their journey around Europe. In Science we will be looking at animal food chains and how specific animals adapt to their surroundings. Our topic work will look at the reasoning behind the Viking invasions and their journey they took. In computing we will research the Vikings way of life, while looking at how to stay safe online. Our Art and DT we will be focused around making Viking jewellery.
Our English work will give your children the opportunity to dive into great Myths and Legends in Viking culture. Developing their sentence structures and knowledge of non-fiction texts. In Mathematics we will looking at multiplication and division through formal and informal methods.
We will be starting this exciting topic with a visit from an actual Viking!!!
Please check the newsletter here for any extra information
Autumn One - Native Americans
This half term our exciting new topic is WILD WEST. In Science we are going to be learning all about sound. In our topic work we are going to be learning all about human and physical geography in North America including the different rivers that run through the continent. Through history, we will discover more about the history of Native Americans. In computing lessons we are going to focus on using PowerPoint and how to email each other safely. Our art and DT will include designing and making dream catchers.
Our English work will underpin the rest of our topic work. We shall be reading lots of texts about Native American myths and stories! In Mathematics we will be continuing to improve our Mental Maths skills and focusing on the properties of number. We will also be doing follow up work related to our visit from Alex Miles, who will have led a Native American workshop and given us a chance to have a closer look at their culture.
To find out more about this half term please read our Newsletter: Wild West 2017
Please check back regularly as we will be posting lots of photographs to show you what we have been up to!